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Dawson Mercer stretches out objective streak to 6 games, Fallen angels roll Flyers

Dawson Mercer scored in his 6th in a row, Akira Schmid made 24 recoveries in posting his most memorable shutout and the New Jersey Fiends beat the Flyers 7-0 on Saturday night, giving Philadelphia goaltender Samuel Ersson his most memorable misfortune.

Jonas Siegenthaler, Jack Hughes, Nico Hischier, Dougie Hamilton, Jesper Bratt and Nathan Bastian additionally scored as the Villains improved to 15-3-2 in their last 20 games. The seven-objective winning edge was New Jersey’s biggest of the time, and the result matched their season high.

Ersson, who was the twelfth NHL goaltender to win every one of his initial six choice, was extraordinary making 29 recoveries as Philadelphia tumbled to 1-6-1 in its last eight games. Two of the Demons’ objectives were redirected by Flyers players, another came when a defenseman was driven into Ersson and opened the wrinkle and four were close to home by open players.

After a scoreless first period, Siegenthaler offered the Fiends the lead on a point chance redirected by a Flyers’ player. The defenseman likewise put forth up Hughes’ breakaway objective — his 36th — later in the second period.Mercer expanded his streak with his eighth objective in the last six games, and nineteenth by and large. The last Fiends player to score in six straight games was Adam Henrique in 2014. The establishment record is eight games set by Paul Gardner in 1977-78 when the group played in Colorado before the transition to New Jersey.

The Fallen angels added four additional objectives in the third period.

Flyers veteran forward James van Riemsdyk was beaten up and didn’t play, mentor John Tortorella said. It very well may be an introduction to an exchange.

Noticed: The Fiends regarded their 2003 group on the twentieth commemoration of their Stanley Cup title in a 15-minute service before the opening faceoff. … Flyers C Elliot Desnoyers, 21, was called up from Lehigh Valley (AHL) and played in his most memorable NHL game. … Flyers D Scratch Seeler won a second-time span slugfest with Villains C Michael McLeod. … Hughes’ objective was his first since getting back to the setup on Feb. 18 subsequent to missing four games with a chest area injury.

Flyers: Get back to have the drooping New York Officers on Wednesday night.

Demons: At Colorado to begin a three-game excursion on Wednesday night.